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Optizyme is a blend of digestive enzymes. Contains alpha-galactosidase that helps reduce gas production/flatulence following a meal rich in fermentable carbohydrates (such as vegetables, pulses/legumes/beans and whole grains) and prevent gastrointestinal intolerance of oligosaccharides/fermentable carbohydrates.
Adults - Take 1 capsule with or after meals, three times a day, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Consult your health practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; if you have diabetes; if you have gastrointestinal lesions/ulcers, are taking anticoagulant agents, anti-inflammatory agents or other enzyme products or are having surgery; or if you have allergy to latex or fruits (eg. avocado, banana, chestnut, passion fruit, fig, melon , mango, kiwi, pineapple, peach, and tomato).
Headache, heartburn, bloating and hypersensitivity (eg. allergy) have been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea have been known to occur, in which case discontinue use (and consult a health care practitioner). Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
For Carbohydrate Digestion:
Amylase (from Aspergillus oryzae).....17500 DU
Glucoamylase (from Aspergillus niger).....9.5 AGU
Alpha-Galactosidase (from Apergillus niger).....180 GalU
Cellulase (from Aspergillus niger).....160 CU
Beta-glucanase (from Trichoderma longibrachialum ).....70 BGU
Maltase (from Aspergillus niger).....30 DP
Hemicellulase (from Aspergillus niger).....30 HCU
Lactase (from Aspergillus oryzae).....650 ALU
Invertase (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae).....213 SU
Pectinase (from Aspergillus niger)...........8 endo-P
Phytase (from Aspergillus niger)..............13.5 FTU
For Fat Digestion:
Lipase (from Aspergillus niger).......................11500 LU
For Protein Digestion:
Protease I (pH 2.5-6.5) (from Aspergillus oryzae).....23 SAPU
Protease II (pH 7-10) (from Aspergillus oryzae).....22500 HUT
Bromelain (from pineapple (Ananas comosus) stem).....120 GDU/1,800,000 PU
Papain (from papaya (Carica papaya) fruit/latex).....100,000 PU
Maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, pullulan/ hypromellose (capsule)
*VitaAid is offered available through professional clinician only.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not in tended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Vita Aid Professional Therapeutics products are exlusively available for licensed healthcare practitionersto ensure the proper use of high-quality nutrition supplements.
Some formulas may be slightly different outside Canada and the US.